What's next for for-profit schools is a rule known best as “gainful employment,” which some might view as a small package with a big stick.
The Education Department today released 13 of 14 new, controversial new rules aimed at curbing abuse at for-profit colleges and post-secondary vocational schools.
With stocks having closed sharply higher Wednesday, the traders discussed names that caught their eye.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
If investors in for-profit education companies didn’t get the risks associated with the group before Apollo Group reported earnings last night, they just got hit over the head with a two-by-four.
For-profit education stocks have tanked recently. Is this sector ripe for the picking or too hot to handle?
Investors were chattering about the sharp move higher in stocks this September and what to make of weakness on Monday. Should you position for further gains?
The Department of Education, which issued a timeline Friday for the 14 issues in its gainful employment ruling, continued to cause volatility among players in the for-profit college arena.
As a main character in Michael Lewis’s bestseller, “The Big Short,” Eisman is best known for getting the subprime crisis right. But at the time, his attempts to warn regulators were ignored. This time they’re listening, especially after he capitalized on his role in the book with a report last June at an investment conference headlined, “Subprime Goes to College.”
Much of this is complex with plenty of nuance. An important key to understanding the discrepancy, Eisman insists, is in a footnote on a “Repayment Rate Analysis” chart Strayer has posted on its website.
Analysts at JPMorgan Chase lowered their price forecast and urged clients to sell oil. But how are the traders playing this call?
This update on Strayer Education's disagreement with the way the Education Department calculates its student loan repayment rates: The department is telling us, at CNBC, that having heard Strayer's spacer complaints, it intends to do intential analysis.
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On Friday, the Department of Education issued a report on the rate of loan repayments by college students. This is important because if the rates are too low students at those schools might not qualify for government loans,, without which some of these companies would have a hard time making a go of it.
Stocks ended a quiet trading session largely flat, with the Dow closing slightly down to mark five straight days of losses. Technology stocks gave a modest boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher. 3M and Boeing fell.
Stock ended the session largely flat, with the Dow slightly lower before the close, after a session marked by quiet trading in a narrow range on mixed economic data. Technology stocks gave a slight boost to the Nasdaq, which ended higher.
Are there stocks for all seasons no matter what the condition of the economy? Manuel Schiffres, executive editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance thinks so and gave his recommendations to CNBC Tuesday.
Investors might not have to choose yea or nay to profit, Cramer says.
David Lutz, managing director at Stiefel Nicolaus Capital Markets and Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services, weighed in on the best places to invest now.